For most of my career, I was an awful listener
in almost every possible way.
I was arrogant throughout my 30s for sure--maybe into my early 40s.
My conversations were all about some concept of intellectual winning and "I'm going to prove I'm smarter than you."
-Why I'm a listener, Amgen's CEO, Kevin Sharer Read more
"What's particularly interesting about recent research is the revelation
that sitting for extended periods of time does significant damage
to human health that cannot be undone by exercising."
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.